Tamil Nadu: 11 killed and 36 injured in fire cracker factory

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By: Paromita Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-02-12 19:00:45 IST

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have expressed grief over the accident. It is being told that 11 people have lost their lives in this incident. At the same time, it is feared that the death toll may increase.

11 people have been killed and 36 injured in a fire in a firecracker factory in Virudhunagar. The Chief Minister has announced an ex-gratia amount of three lakh rupees to the families of the deceased and one lakh rupees for the seriously injured.

At the same time, PM Narendra Modi has announced an amount of Rs 2 lakh each for the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the seriously injured.

Prime Minister Modi has also expressed grief over this incident. The Prime Minister has said- "The incident of fire in a firecracker factory located in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu is tragic. My condolences to the families of the victims in this hour of grief. I hope that those who are injured will recover soon. The administration is working to help those affected by this incident."

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also expressed grief over the accident. He has appealed to the state government to help the victims. He tweeted, "My heartfelt condolences to the family of firecrackers victims in Virudhanagar, Tamil Nadu. It is heart-wrenching to think about those who are still trapped inside the factory. I request the state government to provide immediate rescue, help and relief."

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